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Bag With Drug Pills Tied To Pigeon

Custom officers at the Abdali border outlet thwarted an attempt by drug trafficker(s) to smuggle narcotics into the country by personally hunting down the pigeon used in the sophisticated smuggling activity.

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Taiwan Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Taiwan's Constitutional Court ruled on May 24, 2017, to legalize same-sex marriage. It is the first ruling of its kind in Asia.

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Isis Militants Storm Philippines City During Deadly Rampage

A police chief has been beheaded and at least 21 people killed after Islamic State-linked militants terrorised a southern Philippines city.

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Charging Docs: Attorney Tried To Bribe Rape Victim Not To Testify; Hinted At Deportation

A Baltimore defense attorney is indicted on charges of obstruction and witness intimidation.

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Va. High School Includes Student's Service Dog In Yearbook

Like many high schools, students are getting their yearbooks for the end of the year.

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Ann Arbor Restaurant Says ICE Agents Ate Breakfast, Then Detained 3 Workers

The owner of Ann Arbor's Sava's Restaurant said Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials took at least three of her employees into custody the morning of Wednesday, May 24. She said they were being released later Wednesday.

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Trump Faces Rougher Reception In NATO, EU Meetings

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BRUSSELS: After a warm welcome in the Middle East and a "fantastic" visit with the pope, U.S. President Donald Trump walks on shakier ground on Thursday when European Union and NATO leaders will press him on defense, trade, and environmental concerns.

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South Africa On High Alert After Breakout Of Ebola In DR Congo

PRETORIA -- The South African Department of Health says it is on high alert following the reported outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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Pres Kuczynski: Martin Vizcarra Will Remain Vice-President Of Peru

Martin Vizcarra.

QUITO -- Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Martin Vizcarra will continue to serve as First Vice-President of the Republic and rejected opposition lawmakers' request that the former minister resigns his vice-presidency position.

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